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Try new things. Influence processes. Do work you can be proud of.  Be an Art Director at Fluid!

At Fluid we work to live, not live to work.  Taking risks and doing new things is core to what we do. We think great ideas can come from anyone, regardless of role or level. You are not defined by your job description.  We are a team of generalists and value flexibility and adaptability. If you want to partner with high-profile brands and directly impact a product, then this is the place for you. Most importantly, if you believe that the people make a great company, then this is definitely the place for you!

The Job

We are looking for a passionate and highly collaborative Art Director to join our growing team in Oakland. As an Art Director on the Creative team, you will have a direct impact on our clients and defining the next generation of design at Fluid. 

The Team

You will be working with a talented group of designers.  Egos are not part of our culture. We support each other while having fun and getting $h*t done.  Individuals are self-motivated, proactive and action-based. We take pride in the work we do and the solutions we provide our customers.

You

To be an Art Director at Fluid means you are a designer at your core. You have an irrational love of typography, color theory, white space and scale. You are ready, willing and able to inspire, grow and lead a team of amazing creatives and you’ve already got some experience doing just that. You value your relationships with clients and know how to speak the language of design to them. You are dedicated to your craft and are ready to work with some of the biggest and most respected brands in the world, because you know you can guide them to the innovative, award-winning, ground-breaking digital shopping experiences they demand.

What you’ll do here:

You’ll be the best of both worlds - a very strong, hands on designer that has great leadership and communication skills. You’ll lead cross-discipline teams from initial concepts through launch for brands like Fender Guitars, Puma, Nixon Watches, Citibank, Michael Kors and Google to name a few. You’ll join and contribute to a creative, collaborative environment in which you and your team can take risks, break new ground, and leave the obvious in the dust on the way to great things.

Qualifications

 

  • Fluency in the latest versions of Sketch, Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Motion design 
  • Deep knowledge of prototyping tools
  • A willingness to take the lead on pitches and new business
  • Expertise in UX/UI design for web, mobile and software
  • A great sense of design including typography, scale, color & composition
  • Deep knowledge about the web, RWD, devices and platforms (iOS/Android/ecommerce)
  • Interest or experience in eCommerce
  • A willingness to put in the extra time and effort to get things done the right way
  • Self-sufficiency, leadership and problem solving skills
  • Above all: a great attitude and a desire to do your best work

Feeling Perky? ​

  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible time off program
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid sick days
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (health care & childcare)
  • 401k
  • Apple MacBooks
  • Standing desks 
  • Employee discount program
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Company social
  • Company volunteer days
  • Much more..

About Fluid

Fluid delivers award-winning customized digital solutions by transforming global businesses through innovative customer experience. Our work for world-class customers like The North Face, Fender, Michael Kors, Puma, Vans and many others spans consumer experiences across the web, social and mobile. Brands and retailers tap our unique combination of strategic consulting, design, development services to delight and engage today’s digitally savvy consumers, while building engagement, increasing brand loyalty and driving conversions.

Fluid is based in both Oakland and New York. This position will be based in Oakland. 

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume to http://www.fluid.com/careers.  We will review submissions and contact you if there is a suitable match.

EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

Fluid does not accept resumes from independent recruiters or persons other than the applicant via Fluid.com. Fluid therefore does not recognize any claim for recruiting, referral or any other fees arising out of applicants engaged or hired by Fluid with respect to resumes received via Fluid.com. By submitting a resume to Fluid via Fluid.com, you acknowledge that you are aware of Fluid’s policy and unconditionally waive any and all recruiting, referral or any other fees based on such submission.

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